Aug 9, 2005
Greetings Dr., I was reading a posted Q/A titled, "Sinusitis" from Feb. 6, 2005, symptoms forum and after reading the answer, I was left with an obvious question in my mind. Because of all the damage environmentally we are inflicting on the earth, are we not co-assaulting our bodies physiologiclly and altering our evolotionistic responses for tomorrow? Maybe over the years of continued exposure to petroleum type products and/or whatever freight this trucker hauled, could he not have developed an allergic reaction to oil, gasoline byproducts, diesel fumes, various poisonous gases possible escaping proper emission? Well I think this is completely valid avenue for the future and the possible contributing causes of sinusitis. I am not a doctor, just a concerned far thinking adult with HIV and constant sinusitis myself for years. I am becoming more and more allergic to fumes and gases, causing sinus attacks. Thank you for your time and attention to our well being.
Response from Dr. Henry
Your comments are appreciated.
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